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Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney

  • Light rain 11 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    11 °C

  • Sunny day 15 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    12 °C

Thursday (Thursday 21 September 2017)
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Warnings
Heavy rain Light rain Cloudy Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
90% 50% 20% 80% 50% 40% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNW 10 12 NW 10 12 NW 11 14 NW 10 13 NNW 9 11 NNW 8 10 NNW 6 8 N 5 6 NW 5 6 WNW 4 6 WNW 5 7 W 6 7 WSW 6 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M E VG G G VG VG E E E E E E
Humidity Expand
95% 90% 88% 92% 89% 90% 90% 87% 87% 86% 85% 86% 86%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:55 Sunset: 19:17 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 22 September 2017)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 20% 50% 50% 50% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 6 8 SW 6 8 SSW 6 8 S 6 9 S 7 10 SSE 8 11 SSE 8 13 SSE 10 17 SSE 12 19 SSE 13 22 SSE 14 23 SSE 15 24 SSE 15 24 SSE 16 25 SSE 16 25 SSE 17 27 SSE 17 27 SSE 17 28 SSE 18 28 SSE 18 28 SSE 17 28 SSE 17 27 SSE 16 26 SSE 15 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
88% 88% 88% 90% 92% 93% 92% 91% 91% 85% 81% 78% 76% 75% 76% 77% 80% 82% 85% 85% 86% 87% 88% 90%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:57 Sunset: 19:14 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 23 September 2017)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 °
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9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 14 23 SSE 14 23 SSE 15 24 SSE 18 29 SSE 22 36 SSE 24 40 SSE 22 37 SSE 22 36 SSE 23 37
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
91% 92% 93% 93% 86% 81% 82% 88% 90%
UV index Expand
1 2 1 1
Sunrise: 06:59 Sunset: 19:11 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 24 September 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% 50% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 23 37 SSE 21 35 SSE 21 35 SSE 21 34 SSE 19 31 SSE 16 26 SSE 13 22 SSE 13 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
89% 91% 90% 87% 82% 83% 88% 91%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:01 Sunset: 19:08 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Monday (Monday 25 September 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 14 23 SSE 13 20 SSE 13 21 SSE 15 24 SE 16 26 SSE 16 26 SSE 16 25 SSE 16 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G VG G G G
Humidity Expand
94% 94% 94% 91% 90% 91% 93% 93%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:04 Sunset: 19:05 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (Tuesday 26 September 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 17 26 SSE 18 27 SSE 19 28 SE 21 32 SE 22 34 SE 23 36 SE 24 36 SE 24 37
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G VG VG VG VG G
Humidity Expand
94% 95% 94% 91% 89% 90% 92% 92%
UV index Expand
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:06 Sunset: 19:02 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Wednesday (Wednesday 27 September 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 25 38 SE 24 37 SE 24 36 SE 26 39 SE 27 41 SE 26 41 SE 26 40 SE 25 40
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
92% 91% 92% 89% 87% 88% 90% 89%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:08 Sunset: 18:59 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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Tiree Sunny day 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Light rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy rain 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Cloudy 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny intervals 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny day 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Light shower day 51.556 -1.778
York Heavy shower day 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Heavy rain 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Light rain 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny day 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Overcast 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny intervals 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Heavy rain 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny intervals 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Light rain 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Light shower day 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny intervals 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Cloudy with outbreaks of rain

Today:

A cloudy day with outbreaks of rain. The rain will be persistent and heavy at times especially across Shetland through the afternoon with the best of any drier interludes across Orkney. Winds soon becoming mainly light. Maximum temperature 14 °C.

Tonight:

Remaining cloudy this evening with outbreaks of rain, heavy at times across Shetland. Drier clearer conditions reach Orkney towards midnight and then Shetland through the early hours. Mainly light winds. Minimum temperature 5 °C.

Friday:

A bright morning with some good spells of sunshine developing. However cloud looks set to increases during the afternoon with a few spots of rain possible. Strengthening southerly winds. Maximum temperature 14 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Mainly dry and, especially across Orkney, bright on Saturday with strong southerly winds. Sunday and Monday look generally cloudy with outbreaks of rain and strong southerly or southeasterly winds.

Updated: 03:30 on Thu 21 Sep 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain in the west moving east later.

Today:

Morning wind and rain in Scotland, Wales and western England will move eastwards, leaving brighter weather behind it later. Eastern England will be dry and bright all morning but become cloudier later. Northern Ireland will have sunshine and showers.

Tonight:

Rain in central England will move further east and then clear, leaving the UK with a mainly dry, clear and cold night. A few mist and fog patches will form.

Friday:

Morning mist patches may be slow to clear but it will become dry and bright in the east. Rain in Northern Ireland will move into Scotland, Wales and western England.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Saturday will be bright and breezy for most, and windy in the northwest. Sunday and Monday are likely to be wet in the west, but largely dry in the east.

Updated: 04:13 on Thu 21 Sep 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 25 Sep 2017 to Wednesday 4 Oct 2017:

Next week there will be plenty of dry weather, but there will be light rain for a time. It will be rather warm during the day time, but it is likely to be chilly at night with some mist or fog patches possible, which may last well into the morning on some days. The second half of the week will be more unsettled with wet and windy weather more likely in the northwest, with a risk of gales or perhaps severe gales. The best of the drier and brighter weather will be in the southeast. Into the start of October there is an increased chance of all parts seeing the unsettled conditions, with rain and stronger winds likely at times.

UK Outlook for Thursday 5 Oct 2017 to Thursday 19 Oct 2017:

Through early October there is considerable uncertainty in the forecast. It will be changeable, with the northwest likely to see more unsettled conditions with strong winds or gales possible, with perhaps more settled interludes in the southeast. Temperatures will be close to or slightly above normal. However, there will be some chilly nights with early morning mist and fog as well as an increased chance of frost, most likely in the north.

Updated: 04:13 on Thu 21 Sep 2017 BST

Location details

Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney

Location
59.048, -3.345
Altitude
18.0 m above mean sea level

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